Richard Burr, the senior senator from North Carolina, is seeking re-election against current North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in the 2010 midterm elections, here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Burr's life.
What is Richard Burr's religion?
Burr is a Methodist.
Where does Richard Burr worship?
Burr is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem.
Was Richard Burr born a Methodist, or did he convert?
Burr's father was a Presbyterian minister, and Richard became a Methodist later in life, when he married his wife.
What has Richard Burr said about being a Methodist?
Burr has often aligned himself with causes generally considered to be part of the "Christian right," but he has not gone on the record extensively regarding his faith.
What is Richard Burr's position on the Islamic community center planned near the former World Trade Center site in Manhattan?
Burr has called the community center project "incredibly insensitive," wishing it would be built somewhere else in the area, according to the Associated Press
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Is Richard Burr Married?
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